F&W Test Kitchen whiz Justin Chapple demos a genius trick for hulling strawberries with a drinking straw.
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[MUSIC] I'm Justin Chapple from Food and Wine's test kitchen.
Join me as I demonstrate Mad Genius Tips. [MUSIC] [BLANK_AUDIO]
This Mad Genius Tip will teach you to hull a
strawberry with a drinking straw. So what you're gonna do
is fluff the little leaves of your strawberry just like
this. Because that's gonna help you remove the hull later.
And then you're going to insert just a regular drinking
straw, just like this, into the bottom of the strawberry
and press it up gently through the top. And, if
all goes according to plan, you will pop out the
strawberry hull with the cute little hat attached. And you
can do a little dance. Just like that we have
a perfectly hulled strawberry. Let's do it again. We're gonna
fluff, press it up, just like that. [BLANK_AUDIO] Hi, I'm
Matthew Giglio, food and wine expert and educator. People always
ask me to pair wine with premium chocolate, so if
I'm drinking a full bodied red like a Cabernet, I
like to pair it with Lindt excellence 70% cocoa. The
refined bitterness of the dark chocolate is the perfect contrast
to the wine's intense ripe fruit, creating a delicious, memorable